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Recognising the role of the Higher Education Innovation Fund

7 April 2017
Julie Tam, UUK's Assistant Director of Policy, highlights the importance of the Higher Education Innovation Fund and argues that recognition of HEIF will be key to the success of the government's modern industrial strategy.

Lifelong learning is back in focus – how do we rise to the challenge?

6 April 2017
Professor Karen Stanton, Vice Chancellor of York St John University, outlines the importance of Lifelong Learning and addresses the challenges that universities must overcome.

How can universities better support local and regional businesses?

31 March 2017
Andrew Buckley, Chief Executive at RTC North, highlights how much universities have to offer local businesses and how the higher education sector can help address critical skills challenges.

Research misconduct: how universities are addressing the issue

30 March 2017
Jamie Arrowsmith, Programme Manager at Universities UK, discusses the progress universities have made in addressing research misconduct.

Acting locally: universities reconnecting with communities

24 March 2017
Universities UK's Greg Wade looks at how the Leading Places scheme is helping universities play a direct role in local decisions and government.

Funders and universities must work together to build international partnerships

15 March 2017
Ahead of UUK's International Higher Education Forum, Ed Whiting from Wellcome Trust discusses the importance of global research partnerships.

We must not deter international students from studying in the UK

10 March 2017
Professor Robert Allison, Vice-Chancellor and President, Loughborough University, discusses the importance of encouraging international students to come to the UK.

Why we need more degree apprenticeships

9 March 2017
Professor Quintin McKellar, Vice-Chancellor of University of Hertfordshire, highlights the advantages of degree apprentices for employers and apprentices themselves.

Institutes of Technology and the family of education providers

8 March 2017
Professor David Phoenix, Vice-Chancellor of LSBU, highlights the value of the collaborations that already exist between technical/vocational educational providers.

A Budget for skills – what role for universities?

8 March 2017
Universities UK's Greg Wade reflects on today's 'Budget for skills' and highlights the important role for universities